Apple has revealed it’s most downloaded apps, games, music and movies of 2018, with some expected winners and a few surprises.
Battle-royal game Fornite was the big winner, as it probably was across most platforms. It was the most downloaded game of the year and now has more than 200 million registered players and has generated more than $1 billion of sales in 2018.
In music, Drake had the most popular song of the year with ‘God’s Plan’, closely followed by Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris’ hit ‘One Kiss’.
Hugh Jackman’s ‘The Greatest Showman’ was the most downloaded album this year, with the soundtrack firmly establishing itself as the ‘Frozen’ of 2018 for families across the UK.
As we all continue to watch more video on our mobiles, YouTube was crowned top free app of 2018, up from number 3 in 2017, closely followed by Instagram, Snapchat and Messenger which all now sit above Facebook.
The top 20 free apps of 2018
- Google Maps
- Spotify Music
- WhatsApp Messenger
- Cash App
- Google Photos
- Google Chrome
Fornite grabbed the number one gaming spot but the other battle-royal smash-hit PUBG is sitting a few spots down at number 4. Where’s Candy Crush?
The most downloaded free games of 2018
- Helix Jump
- Rise Up
- PUBG MOBILE
- Love Balls
- Snake VS Block
- Rules of Survival
- Subway Surfers
- Word Link
- Toon Blast
- Color Road!
- HQ Trivia
- Twisty Road!
- 8 Ball Pool™
- Kick the Buddy
- Sniper 3D Assassin: Gun Games
What’s your favourite app, game or album of 2018? Let us know in the Comments.
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